Prasophyllum fuscum R. Br. 1810 Photo by Colin & Mischa Rowan and their Retired Aussies Orchid Photo Website

Fragrance Part shade cold Spring

Common Name The Dark Prasophyllum - In Australia The Wingecarribee Leek Orchid

Flower Size .36 to .52" [.9 to 1.3 cm]

Found in New South Wales in moist to wet grassy sites and swamp margins at elevations of 50 to 200 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a slender to moderately robust stem carrying a single, erect, terete dilated basally, stem clasping leaf that blooms in spring on an erect, 19.2 to 30" [37 to 57 cm] long, 10 to 30 flowered inflorescence and carrying non-resupinate, lightly scented flowers

Synonyms Prasophyllum uroglossum Rupp 1947

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 drawing good; Orchids of Australia Nicholls 1969 as P uroglossum drawing ok; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 6 321 - 384 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975 drawing good; Native Orchids of Australia Jones 2006 photo good